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1 The Assistive Technology Continuum: Classroom Implications for All Learners Montgomery Township Public Schools: Year 1

2 The Assistive Technology Team Jaime Acheson 1 st /2 nd LLD (Orchard Hill) Cherrie Brown 3 rd /4 th Grade LLD (Village) Jim Dolan Technology (Village) Lisa Kontos 5 th Grade LLD (LMS) Rochelle Kyrk Speech Therapist (LMS/UMS) Amy Mintz 7 th /8 th LLD (UMS) Violet Markmann Technology (LMS/UMS) Kelly OConnell 6 th Grade LLD (LMS) Patricia Rowe Art (High School) Rachel Steinberg Technology (Orchard Hill) Amy Welsh Resource Room (Village) Kathy Young Technology (UMS/Village)

3 Partnership with CATIES Who is CATIES? Center for Assistive Technology & Inclusive Education Studies Located at The College of New Jersey They are dedicated to improving the educational experiences of students (Pre-K - College) with disabilities by linking faculty and staff expertise with the needs of New Jersey's educational community.

4 Professional Development Model Sustained model of professional development Timeframe: September 2005 through May 2006 Comprised of: One full- day training a month at CATIES at TCNJ (1 st Wednesday of every month) One follow-up session a month in district (3 rd Thursday of every month) In-district consultative visits with CATIES AT Specialist (3 rd Thursday & 4 th Monday of every month) Participated in Team Listserve

5 Full-day Workshop Topics Introduction to Assistive Technology & Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Customizing Microsoft Office for Students and Staff Assistive Technology as a Reading Tool Assistive Technology as a Writing Tool Assistive Technology Math Tools All workshops were hands-on and located at CATIES

6 AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated AT is Everywhere

7 AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated AT is Everywhere

8 AT can be anything that eliminates barriers. AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated

9 AT can be anything that eliminates barriers. AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated

10 AT can be anything that eliminates barriers. AT can be found in most local stores AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated

11 AT can be anything that eliminates barriers. AT can be found in most local stores AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated

12 AT can be anything that eliminates barriers. AT can be found in most local stores AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated AT can be bought or home-made

13 AT can be anything that eliminates barriers. AT can be found in most local stores AT doesnt have to be expensive or complicated AT can be bought or home-made

14 Made using Inspiration

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18 Forward Look 1.Summer Institute 1.Summer Institute Monday June 26 th & Tuesday June 27 th Low Tech to High Tech AT Customizing Microsoft Word Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Customizing Windows Free AT Stuff!!! 2.Workshop Series Three follow-up workshops will be offered throughout the course of the year.


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